WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: Translators who work in any of the ATA-certified language pairs and are eligible to take the exam in the following language pairs ENG>SPA, SPA>ENG and RUS>ENG
(visit www.atanet.org for current eligibility requirements)
DATE AND TIME: April 11th, 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
WHERE: AbraPalabra, at 1516 East Lake Street, suite 203 (2nd floor), Minneapolis, MN 55407.
Located in Plaza Verde Building at the intersection of East Lake Street and Bloomington. Parking behind Heart of the Beast. The entrance to the parking lot is on 15th Ave. S (not from Bloomington). There is also free parking on the streets (Parking meters are M-F)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR PARTICIPANTS: Participants will receive an ATA Practice Exam of approximately 250 words (cost of the exam included in the cost of registration for the workshop) after registering. The participants must then translate it and return it to UMTIA. The presenters will correct the translation per ATA standards. At the workshop, translation challenges will be analyzed, and possible solutions discussed.
The presenters will also explain how exams are graded and present “coaching strategies” on ways to prepare in advance, what to bring with you, and how to manage your time during the exam.
There will be an exam sitting in the Twin Cities on Saturday, May 9th.
Attendance at this event presumes acceptance of the use of photographs of the event for UMTIA promotional material
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